A relative of snake wood. Jicarillo is noted for its black striping and tan coloration. Jicarillo is native to Honduras. Jicarillo is said to be a relative of snakewood, it’s is a dense and hard wood from Central America. The commonly reported scientific name by retailers, Brosimum guianensis, is completely unsubstantiated from any credible scientific sources. Anatomically, the wood bears a strong resemblance to Eschweilera species, and Eschweilera mexicana in particular is also known by the common name jicarillo.